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In Memoriam: Capt’n Nemo’s founder, 88, leaves ‘a great influence on the planet’

by Alan P. Henry, Freelance Reporter News, Obituaries

For 26 years, Capt’n Nemo’s in Winnetka has been a comfort food sanctuary for hungry North Shore students, working men and women, and various other devotees of bountiful subs, hearty homemade soups, and a “secret sauce” that has been...

In Memoriam: Blackhawks executive Fitzgerald remembered as ‘incredibly positive’

by Alan P. Henry, Freelance Reporter News, Obituaries

Armed with media savvy, visionary thinking and a tall glass of Irish charm, James M. Fitzgerald cheerfully promoted the excitement of Chicago Blackhawks hockey for more than 50 years.

As an executive, close associate...

In Memoriam: Longtime Glencoe resident ‘was fun, kind and generous’

by Alan P. Henry, Freelance Reporter News, Obituaries

The purpose of life, the American essayist Ralph Waldo Emerson offered, “is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well.” 

Nancy Bodeen, who died June 17 at age 89,...